To update a device "driver" from Microsoft follow the steps below, you will need to be logged on to an account that has administrative privileges.

Note that this process will update the device driver based on the most current one that Microsoft has (if any). You may need to download a specific driver from the manufacturer of the device to get the full functionality or if microsoft does not have one.

  1. Right click on the windows start button
  2. Click on computer management


Once the Windows computer management opens:

  1. Click on device manager
  2. expand the device group, such as display adapters shown below
  3. Right click on the device you would like to update
  4. Click on update driver software



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